Local Favourites: The Best Restaurants On Lark Lane For Everything From Greek To Mexican

With loads of mighty fine eateries packed into just one street, it can be hard to know where to head when hunger pangs strike. Fancy Italian? In the mood for Mexican? Maybe you're craving gyros from Greece? Whatever you need, chances are this list of the best Lark Lane restaurants has something to sort you right out.

The Albert

When it comes to Lark Lane pubs serving food, The Albert is a stellar pick thanks to their sumptuous menu from Pieminister. Expect a British beef and stilton flavour alongside fungi chicken and vegan options. Don't miss out on the Mothership deal either, which promises your choice of pie served with mash, minty mushy peas, classic gravy, Cheddar and crispy onions for just £11.50 - what a feast.

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Dog-friendly Lark Lane restaurants are topped off by this laid-back beauty.

Hafla Hafla

Hafla Hafla is a Middle Eastern-inspired spot decked out with exposed brick, trailing plants and geometric patterned walls. But looks aren't the only thing going for this restaurant, as the menu sees you wolf down everything from the famous halloumi fries to harissa-smothered corn ribs and mouthwatering kebabs. Plus, there are shakshuka brunches and a whole vegan menu too.

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From morning to night, this Middle Eastern menu has you covered.


Maranto's Lark Lane is an Italian-American destination for drinking and dining. Whether it's risotto, gourmet burgers, steak, chicken parm or spaghetti carbonara on your mind, this place delivers it in droves. Looking for some outside space? The balcony bar here is just the ticket, offering beers, pizzas and more accompanied by pitchers of beer.

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All your fave carbs are on the cards.

The Bookbinder

Searching for Lark Lane Liverpool restaurants? Make sure The Bookbinder is on your radar. With the friendliness of a pub but fronting wine bar vibes too, it's walking a great middle ground. Ox cheek lasagnes and packed sarnies await, while signature cocktails are themed around Ginny Weasley, Curious George and Curley's wife - if you know, you know.

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The naan smothered in tikka masala hummus is divine too.

The Old School House

While a pub restaurant at heart, that doesn't mean The Old School House Lark Lane is any less of a hit on the food front. Not only are there piled-high Sunday roasts, wood-fired pizza and small plates, but also a choice of cocktails or cask ales to wash it all down. The stripped-back space comes complete with hanging plants to add to the cool look too.

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From fish 'n' chips to arancini, there's a great range of grub at this restaurant.

La Parrilla Mexican Tapas Bar & Grill

For tapas in Lark Lane, check out La Parrilla - a Mexican spot where Central American flavours meet small plates, including across three for £12.95 deals. Think sweet potato chips stacked on refried beans with your choice of chilli, alongside taquitos and skewered king prawns. And when you're not swooning over the courses? Local beers and cocktails will hit the spot.

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It's Mexican meals galore here.

Polidor Lark Lane

A trendy wine and cocktail bar at its core, thanks to the exposed brick walls, a plethora of foliage and cool tiles, Polidor 68 also has your back for food. Citrus-cured salmon small plates and lamb tagine make up the evening menu, while everything from overflowing brekkie flatbreads to Bourbon, maple and berry French toast is cooked in the mornings. To drink? Ours is the blackberry-basil marg.

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Cool doesn't even cover it.

Elif Turkish BBQ Restaurant

Wondering what's on the Elif Lark Lane menu? Famous around these parts for dishing up the best Turkish grub, this place has a list covering whole sea bass, mezze, kebabs on a bed of aubergine and even moussaka. If we had to recommend something, it'd be the Adana. Meanwhile, you can get perfectly sweet, nutty baklava for dessert.

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A feast? You can have it here.

Milo Lounge

From breakfast in Lark Lane all the way through to the evening, Milo Lounge is a real all-rounder. Whether sharing tapas of honey-whipped feta and patatas bravas is your thing or you've got a hankering for nasi goreng, this eclectic eatery is delivering the goods. The cherry Bakewell-flavoured cocktail pitcher is also a stand-out favourite among the drinks.

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This one's the full package.

Yum Cha

Yum Cha Lark Lane is your local home of pan-Asian plates, spanning dim sum, dumplings, bao and roast meats - all across a cool space of lantern and wall murals. Our suggestions from the menu? The char sui pork buns, Thai basil tofu and grilled chicken satay. To accompany, you'll find everything from Tiger and Saigon to jasmine tea. 

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A top venue out of all the restaurants in Lark Lane, Liverpool.


A Greek restaurant on Lark Lane, MeatMe is all about your street eats. A casual place to dine while also leaving you satisfied that you've had a great meal, this venue ticks a lot of boxes. Think affordable gyros, souvlaki and dirty loaded halloumi fries. Who needs Aegean shores when this place is delving out authentic, mouthwatering dishes?

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Just get a load of that spread.

Love And Rockets Lark Lane

A chic pub of wood, tiles, mounted animal heads and that garden, Love & Rockets is a jack of all trades. Think pizza or smash burgers, alongside tenders, wings and fancy fries. To finish, we're having the jaffa mountain with layers of flavoured sponge, chocolate shavings and orange gel, all served alongside honeycomb ice cream - swoon.

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Swill it all down with a pint.

La Gomera Steakhouse

Believe it or not, despite the name, the La Gomera Lark Lane menu boasts much more than just succulent steak. If chowing down on the most tender, meaty morsels from the finest cuts isn't your thing, then you can still choose between tuna, swordfish, octopus and more at this joint. Better yet, starters come in the form of slow-cooked honey aubergine or warm goat cheese too.

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The colourful setting rounds off your experience at this steakhouse.

Bistro Noir

Fronting an eclectic mix of international dishes, Bistro Noir Lark Lane has all bases covered and is one of the area's most highly rated restaurants. With two courses at lunchtime for just £15 and an evening menu of three priced at £20, it's not going to burn a hole in your pocket either. Making up your meal? Jerk chicken, burgers, prawn wanton noodle soup and steak.

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A traditional space of wine-lined walls sweetens the deal here.

Al Dente Lark Lane

A great pick of Lark Lane restaurants open for business is Al Dente, which is also one of the highest rated venues across the whole city - not just this neck of the woods. Stuff yourself full of spaghetti carbonara, crab and lobster ravioli, pizzas and lamb shank, all with fruity frozen drinks, classic cocktails or wine to accompany.

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This Italian restaurant on Lark Lane is second to none.

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